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Royal Horse Artillery return home from Helmand

A previous parade by 1st Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery at Tidworth Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Soldiers from 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery will return to their base at Tidworth in Wiltshire today, after serving in Afghanistan. They were part of Task Force Helmand during a critial phase of the Campaign in Afghanistan.

Nearly seventy members of the regiment will be welcomed home by family, friends and colleagues.

Police in Wiltshire seek man who approached girls

Police in Tidworth are warning of a man who approached two teenage girls yesterday afternoon.

The two girls, aged 13 and 14, were walking along St Andrews Road when a man driving a silver car pulled up to them.

After inviting them into his car, the man drove off when he saw the mother of one of the girls walking over.

The man is described as dark skinned with black hair and was wearing dark trousers and a grey shirt at the time.


Reservist proposals revealed at Tidworth

Reservist proposals revealed at Tidworth Credit: ITV News West Country

The Defence Secretary Philip Hammond will publish a White Paper today looking at the future of the army's reserve force.

It will look at how to re-structure reservists so as to better intergrate them with regular soldiers. The proposals will be revealed at Tidworth Camp later this afternoon.


Inquest into deaths of brothers and father in Tidworth

The cause of death of Bryn and Jack Anderson has yet to be confirmed Credit: Family photo

The inquest into the deaths of two brothers and their father in Tidworth at the weekend has been opened and adjourned today.

Eleven year old Jack Anderson died with his brother Bryn, who was three. Their father Graham Anderson was found dead in another room.

Detectives say they're awaiting the results of a number of tests before they can confirm the causes of death.

Mother speaks of devastation over children found dead in Tidworth

The mother of two children that were found dead in a flat in Tidworth on Saturday has spoken of her devastation.

Eleven year old Jack Anderson died with his brother Bryn, who was three. Their father Graham Anderson was found dead in another room.

Mum, Victoria Jones, said her boys meant the world to her and would be "sorely missed" by their friends and family.

Police identify brothers who died in Tidworth apartment

Police have named the two boys that were found dead in an apartment in Tidworth on Saturday. Jack Anderson aged 11 and Bryn Anderson aged 3, were brothers. Their father Graham Anderson was found dead in another room.

Jack Anderson, Aged 11 Credit: Family photo
Bryn Anderson, Aged 3 Credit: Family photo

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the boys' deaths and investigations continue.

Police gather CCTV in Tidworth bodies investigation

Police investigating the deaths of a man and two young boys in a flat in Tidworth are gathering CCTV images to build a picture of their movements in the seven days until their bodies were discovered.

Graham Gordon Anderson, aged 36, was found dead in the rented property in Sidbury Circular Road at lunchtime on Saturday. The bodies of the boys, aged 11 and three, were in another room.

We are gathering CCTV footage from shops in Tidworth and from buses which run through the town.

It is very important that we establish the movements of Graham Anderson and the boys between Saturday 25 August and Saturday 1 September.

I am grateful to members of the public who have called us with possible sightings but we would like to renew our appeal for information.

We know that Mr Anderson was a regular bus user so we would appeal to fellow passengers and bus drivers to come forward if they recall seeing him and the boys during last week.

– Det Chief Inspector Ian Saunders

The deaths of the boys, who are believed to have been his children, are being treated as suspicious. Police are not looking for anyone else at this stage in connection with the incident.The post mortem examinations on the two boys are now underway in Southampton.

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